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verb (used without object), ad·vo·cat·ed, ad·vo·cat·ing.
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Voting-rights advocates said they are concerned with requirements that create more opportunities for voters to make mistakes and potentially make it less likely for their ballot to count.Philadelphia election official warns ‘naked ballots’ may invalidate up to 100,000 votes|Michelle Lee|September 25, 2020|Washington Post
Of course, for many privacy advocates, surveillance drones capturing people’s every move is a dystopian nightmare.Amazon debuted a long list of products today. Here are 3 standouts|jonathanvanian2015|September 24, 2020|Fortune
Globally, the commitment has been well received by climate advocates.Experts praise China’s pledge to be carbon neutral by 2060—but more could be done|eamonbarrett|September 24, 2020|Fortune
Instead, according to records obtained by ProPublica, the deputy contacted the Heritage Foundation’s Hans von Spakovsky, a leading advocate for the discredited argument that American elections are tainted by widespread voting fraud.Before Limiting Ballot Drop Boxes to One Per County, Top Ohio Election Officials Secretly Consulted Promoter of Debunked Voting Fraud Fears|by Mike Spies and Jake Pearson|September 24, 2020|ProPublica
This is a tremendous opportunity for someone who has the credibility and composure to lead the search community as an educator and an advocate.We’re hiring a new content lead for Search Engine Land and SMX|Henry Powderly|September 23, 2020|Search Engine Land
I am fighting that quota because I am an advocate of competition.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a well-known advocate for Baluch rights in Iran, young Iranians reach out to him for advice.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is a true advocate for human rights who has paid a horrible price for standing up against the Assad dictatorship.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another step is to require a lawyer or advocate present during questioning of people with ID.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How, then, are LGBT people to advocate for their rights (civil, human, or otherwise) if they cannot even identify themselves?
Few, however, can now be found who do not advocate utilization of the principle to a greater or less degree in every organ.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
Alexis Normand, advocate of the parliament of Paris, died; justly celebrated for his love of justice.
The day before her trial, her advocate, Chauveau de la Garde, visited her to consult respecting her defense.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Philip Livingston, a signer and a strenuous advocate for the declaration of independence, died.
He was the advocate of experimental rather than theoretical systems of medicine, and early adopted the practice of inoculation.